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ChineseEdit

 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
trad. (時代)
simp. (时代)

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NounEdit

時代

  1. times; age; epoch; era; period of time (in history)
  2. a period of time in life
    少年時代 / 少年时代  ―  shàonián shídài  ―  early youth
    學生時代 / 学生时代  ―  xuéshēng shídài  ―  student days

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Sino-Xenic (時代):

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

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NounEdit

時代 ‎(hiragana じだい, romaji jidai)

  1. age, era, period (of time)
    • 1907, 夏目漱石, 野分:
      徳川政府 (とくがわせいふ)時代 (じだい)じゃあるまいし」と ()った。
      Tokugawa seifu no jidai ja aru mai shi" to itta.
      "This isn't the Tokugawa era, after all" he said.
  2. the times, spirit of the age
    • 1909, 夏目漱石, 永日小品:
      これも時代 (じだい)のせいだろう。
      Kore mo jidai no sei darō.
      It's another example of the times we live in.
  3. antiquity
  4. a time in one's life, one's days (in college etc.)
    • 1908, 夏目漱石, 坑夫:
      青年 (せいねん) (じょう)時代 (じだい)だ。
      Seinen wa jō no jidai da.
      Youth is a passionate time in one's life.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

時代 ‎(sidae) ‎(hangeul 시대)

  1. Hanja form? of 시대, “age, era, period (of time)”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

時代

  1. Hán tự form of thời đại, “age, era, period (of time)”
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